SINGAPORE LAW AND ORDER

SINGAPORE LAW AND ORDER

Since you are residing in Singapore, you are subject to its law. It is very important to know what is legal and what is illegal in Singapore.

To understand the Singapore Law, please refer to the link

https://www.supremecourt.gov.sg

Other useful links:

Ministry of Education - https://www.moe.gov.sg/

Committee For Private Education - https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/pei.html

Ministry of Manpower - https://www.mom.gov.sg/

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority - https://www.ica.gov.sg/

Singapore Tourism Board - https://www.stb.gov.sg/content/stb/en.html


Overstaying

Overstaying is a punishable offence under the Immigration Act. Take note of the expiry dates of Student's or Social Visit Pass.


Chewing Gum

The import, sale and possession of chewing gum are banned in Singapore.


Purchasing of Alcohol

Anyone below the age of 18 is prohibited from purchasing alcohol. Those caught drink-driving in Singapore also face a heavy penalty.


Employment

Students carrying the Student's Pass in Singapore are not permitted to work. If caught, your Student's Pass will be cancelled and you will be deported to your country.


Drugs

Possession and trafficking of drugs carries a death penalty. Unauthorised consumption also carries a heavy penalty.


Smoking

Smoking is prohibited in the school. Student below the age of 18 is also prohibited from purchasing cigarettes. Those who smoke in school will be subject to disciplinary actions.


Littering

Singapore has laws against littering and fines and Corrective Work Orders (CWO) are imposed on littering offenders.


Vandalism

Vandalism is a serious offence and defacing public and private property carries a severe penalty.